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UNDP Call for Projects: Micro-Funding Program for Global Environment Facility

Deadline: 30 July 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking projects for “The Global Environment Facility Microfinance Program (GEF)” which is a financial mechanism, to reduce global environmental threats through community-based initiatives.

Its strategy is to provide direct technical and financial support of up to 50,000 USD to civil society organizations to support community-based initiatives that contribute to the conservation of natural resources and enhance the resilience of poor and vulnerable populations.

Focus Areas

  • biodiversity,
  • climate change,
  • international waters,
  • land degradation,
  • chemicals and hazardous wastes.


Priority will be given to innovative community initiatives aimed at:

  • restoring and conserving natural and critical ecosystems, including community forests and sacred sites
  • the dissemination of good agricultural, forestry and fisheries production practices
  • the diversification of the resources and livelihoods of vulnerable social groups through the development of micro-enterprises based on sustainable exploitation and the development of biodiversity resources

Eligibility Criteria

  • On behalf of the eighth round of GEF / GEF funding in Togo, NGOs, non-profit development associations and grass-roots, qualified and interested community organizations are invited to submit a copy of the document proving their legal existence In Togo and a short note on their organization and project, following the program form available at the National Coordination and on the UNDP Togo website.
  • The Concept Note for the organization and the project must be written in French.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their Concept Notes via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Togo

For more information, please visit Call for Projects.

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